EU Commission report overlooks responsibilities towards candidate country and reflects double standards, says Turkey's Foreign Ministry.
Turkish Cypriot President Tatar says official talks on future of Cyprus meaningless without recognition of equality of both sides as sovereign states, with Greek Cypriots wanting a bizonal, bi-communal federation with political equality.
At the UN-led meeting, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara supports a two-state solution to the island with a sustainable settlement only achievable based on ground realities.
Overseen by UN chief Guterres, the meeting of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders and diplomats of Greece, Turkey and Britain will examine "whether a common ground exists for the parties" to negotiate a lasting solution to Cyprus dispute.
Designed to accommodate 1,000 people at the most, Pournara is a “first instance” camp where in theory asylum-seekers are initially processed and released after three days.
UN and EU will be part of talks over divided island of Cyprus in New York, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says, hailing EU's efforts to improve ties with Ankara.
The Rhodes examining magistrate issued an arrest warrant for a secretary at the Turkish consulate over alleged espionage.
"The memorandum of understanding will not serve peace and stability in the eastern Mediterranean and will damage the solution of the Cyprus problem," Turkey's Foreign Ministry has said.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his country might start drilling for offshore gas in the Eastern Mediterranean, adding Turkey has purchased platform for drilling.
Reports claiming Turkey had presented a four-step plan to reduce its military presence on the divided island "not true", says Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman.
No agreement could be reached on the summit, but the UN says the peace process has not fallen apart.
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